Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Local Guard personnel to conduct exercises this weekend

  • They'll do 'Urban Operations Training' along Bridge Street.

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  • Bravo Company Minnesota National Guard personnel based at the Crookston Armory will conduct exercise drills in town beginning Friday,?Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. and concluding at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday,?Feb. 27.
    The “Urban Operations Training” will focus on a few city-owned properties on Bridge Street in?Jerome’s Addition. Some Humvees and up to 27 soldiers will be involved in daylight activities on?Bridge Street on Saturday and Sunday. They soldiers will be armed with military-issued weapons but won’t utilize any ammunition or pyrotechnics. They will travel to and from the armory several times during the drills.
    Guard personnel on Thursday will alert residents in the Bridge Street area of what to expect.
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